As an INFP, I Feel Disrespected A Lot

This has something that has been bubbling underneath the surface of my mind for a while. So, as the title of this post states, as an INFP, I feel disrespected by people a lot. I am just an ordinary 23-year-old woman, and you would think this would afford some measure of respect in society when you interact with, say, a salesperson in a store or even your family, but that is not the case.

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Raindrops and Roses (A Ramble)

It’s been a while since I’ve written anything on this blog. I’ve been quite busy working on finding a part-time job after I lost my last one and, of course, writing as well. Then there’s the fact that I sometimes feel like whatever I write isn’t good enough, no matter how hard I try, including what I write here, so sometimes, I can’t even bear trying (which is bad, I know).

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It’s 10pm and I’m Exhausted

Welcome to the world of unemployment for creative writers, which is that in amongst all the searching for jobs and applying for the jobs once they have been located and found, one still has one’s short stories or novels to get back to. When a writer is unemployed, he or she is only unemployed in the eyes of the world. In reality, he or she is very much employed in the daily business and arduous task of writing and would like not to be disturbed, thank you very much.

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I’m Finally Happy

So, I went on an extended absence from my blog, and the reason for that was, I simply didn’t have anything to write about anymore. All of a sudden, all the inspiration that had been fuelling my blog posts ran dry, and this wasn’t because my life was going badly – it was because I was finally starting to heal from childhood trauma and my life was going well.

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Why INFPs Love Christmas (Xmas Countdown: 7 days)

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Yes, I do realise I have written the 8th day’s countdown on the same day as the 7th day’s countdown and that is because I forgot to write a blog post last night in the midst of all the work I was doing (I’m working on a special project for a manager of mine) so please forgive me for that oversight. Continue reading Why INFPs Love Christmas (Xmas Countdown: 7 days)

A Christmassy Life Update (Xmas Countdown: 11 days)

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I promised my subscribers and those of you who read my blog that this year I would be doing a 12 days of Xmas countdown in the form of a dozen blog posts in succession, and although I don’t know if I will be able to come up with twelve new ideas all in a row, I will try my best. Continue reading A Christmassy Life Update (Xmas Countdown: 11 days)

How INFPs Survive In This World

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INFPs, one of the 16 Myer-Briggs personality types, known as daydreamers and for being child-like, struggle the most with surviving and living in the real world. It’s difficult to explain why exactly us INFPs have such difficulty with coming to terms with real life and making a living and all these sorts of thing, but the best I can do is say that we’re people who live in fantasy worlds, who would do much better living in a universe of magic and spells rather than the drab, dull reality of our world. Continue reading How INFPs Survive In This World

How To Stop Idealising People Part 2

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I think I have a habit of idealising people. I mean, I’ve written about this before—I’ve even written an entire post on “How To Stop Idealising People”—but that post was written years ago (five years, to be exact) and now, my opinions and viewpoints have changed somewhat, simply because that post recommends you try and get to know the person before you put them on the pedestal. But now, in my life, I have met people who I have gotten to know quite well and whom I still idealise, probably because I haven’t seen their dark sides yet and am still in the adoration stage of a relationship. Continue reading How To Stop Idealising People Part 2

What It Is Like To Meet An INFP In Real Life

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I mean, it’s sort of like meeting just another normal person, really. Here’s the thing. INFPs are very good at acting like something they are not. I don’t mean to say we are “fake”, per se, but in public, we can act like chameleons, blending in with the crowd, and even seem bubbly and extroverted. Don’t be fooled. Deep down, we are absolute hermits who like to hide underneath the covers of our bed and wish the world was a different place every single day. Continue reading What It Is Like To Meet An INFP In Real Life

Why I Sometimes Don’t Like Being An INFP Part 2

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Okay, so I will definitely make a post on why I like being an INFP later on this week but for now, I think I will write “Part 2” of why I don’t like being an INFP because I didn’t manage to jot down all of the reasons in my previous post, which many of you seemed to like. As a disclaimer, the things I am about to write about are not necessarily going to be relevant to all INFPs—even within personality types, there are differences and variances—but you will find that a great deal of INFPs oftentimes don’t like these aspects of being an INFP that I am about to write about. Continue reading Why I Sometimes Don’t Like Being An INFP Part 2